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Ultimate Guide to Osechi Ryori

Osechi ryori is a celebratory meal in Japan, enjoyed during the New Year holiday and shared with family. The foods that comprise osechi ryori each have its own meaning and symbolism, many representing health, wealth, and happiness for the new year.

Comfort Food Spotlight: Okayu and Zosui

There are many ways to enjoy Japanese rice porridge, whether you're feeling sick or just hoping to warm up after being in the cold. By adding things such as meat, eggs, and vegetables, you can make a hearty and filling meal out of simple ingredients.

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Quick & Easy Recipes

Butter sauteed spinach and egg

Recipe & Video: Butter Sautéed Spinach and Egg

Soy and butter combine to deliver a savory flavor punch you will not soon forget with our easy-to-make authentic Japanese recipe for butter sautéed spinach and egg scramble that you can make from scratch right in your home kitchen.

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Different Kinds of Soba Noodles

Different Kinds of Soba Noodles

Soba noodles are a popular dish in Japanese restaurants, but there are actually several varieties of soba noodles you should try if you are a fan of the healthy buckwheat noodles.

Potato & Salmon with Miso Butter

Recipe & Video: Potato & Salmon with Miso Butter

Using high-quality Echizen miso from Japan, we will show you how to create a flavor-rich salmon and potato stew perfect for the winter-time. Full of umami flavor and warming to the soul, this is comfort food that will please the entire dinner party.

What is Shiso Dressing

What is Shiso Dressing?

Shiso dressing is a Japanese salad dressing made with shiso leaf and other flavorful ingredients. The dressing can be used to enhance several different dishes and is a must for fans of rich umami flavors.

Yuzu Sour Shochu Yuzu Cocktail with yuzu peel

Recipe & Video: Yuzu Sour (Shochu Yuzu Cocktail)

Everything you need to make an authentic Japanese yuzu sour right in your home kitchen is right here. This craft cocktail will be the star of your next dinner party or gathering using shochu and yuzu citrus peels for flavor and color.